Memari - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 88 villages in the sub district, among them Mandalgram is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Chak Narayan is the least populous village with population of 150. Mandalgram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Farakpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 77 thousand (51%) are male and about 74 thousand (49%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Memari - II community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Memari - II community development block live in the Memari - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Memari - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 150,252 86,643 35,933 27,676 15,567
Male 76,500 44,539 18,084 13,877 7,930
Female 73,752 42,104 17,849 13,799 7,637

Most populated Villages in Memari - II

Villages
Name Population
Mandalgram 10171
Bohar 9057
Satgachhia 8733
Barapalashan 6912
Begunia 5962
Bijur 5430
Kuchut 4598
Jabui 4066
Shridharpur 3872
Bishnupur 3863

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 964

Religion wise population 2011 - Memari - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 150,252 109,447 36,383 275 17 11 5 3,816 298
Male 76,500 55,756 18,521 134 10 2 4 1,926 147
Female 73,752 53,691 17,862 141 7 9 1 1,890 151

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.6% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 10%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.5% and child population has decreased by -15.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Memari - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 11.6% 11.2% 7.5% -15.4%
Male 10% 10.7% 10.6% 7% -16.5%
Female 11.6% 12.6% 11.9% 8.1% -14.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 945, in schedule caste is 987 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 963 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Memari - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 16 12 10 26
2011 964 945 987 994 963
2001 950 929 975 984 937

Villages with highest sex ratio in Memari - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Madhupur 1086
Chak Narayan 1083
Bhagabanpur 1082
Kanthalia 1062
Naopara 1058
Jhikra 1057
Rean 1050
Bamunia 1044
Rayati 1043
Sarra 1038

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 45 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Memari - II is 75%. 81% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Memari - II

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 2.0% 7.6%
2011 74.6% 81.5% 67.4%
2001 69.9% 79.5% 59.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Memari - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kantabari 98
Dihipalashan 92
Haladharpur 90
Sarra 89
Goaldingi 87
Dakhalpur 86
Kanthalia 86
Gorapur 86
Sargachhi 86
Ashapur 85

Workers profile

Memari - II has 43% (about 64 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 24% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Memari - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.9% 30.7% 12.2% 57.1%
Male 61.5% 47.7% 13.8% 38.5%
Female 23.6% 13.1% 10.5% 76.4%

Biggest Villages in Memari - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Mandalgram 13.2
Barapalashan 9.1
Bohar 9
Bijur 7.2
Kuchut 7
Satgachhia 6.6
Jabui 5.9
Chak Balaram 4.7
Bishnupur 4.7
Begunia 4